Trade war
A trade war refers to two or more states raising or creating tariffs or other trade barriers on each other in retaliation for other trade barriers. Increased protection causes both nations' output com...
Trump delays tariff hikes on China by two weeks
President Trump tweeted overnight into Thursday that he is set up to delay the upcoming tariff hikes by two weeks in a gesture of good will. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on Beijing's response.
‘Hysteria’ over China tariffs is ‘overblown’: Fmr. Toys 'R' Us CEO
CEO of Storch Advisors and the former CEO of Toys 'R' Us Gerald Storch discusses if China tariffs will impact U.S. consumers. FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-t...
Trump ups the ante in trade battle, slaps China with more tariffs
President Trump tweeted that the U.S. will raise tariffs on Chinese goods. FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact bo...
Korean maritime border incidents
Korean maritime border incidents, sometimes referred to as the Crab Wars, are a series of military clashes between North Korea and South Korea in the Yellow Sea (aka West Sea) off the west coast of th...
Anglo-Irish Trade War
The Anglo-Irish Trade War (also called the "Economic War") was a retaliatory trade war between the Irish Free State/Ireland and the United Kingdom (UK) lasting from 1932 until 1938. It involved the re...
Fort Riviere
Fort Rivière was a mountain fort on the summit of Montagne Noire. It was located on the north coast of Haiti and to the south of Grande-Rivière-du-Nord and 20 miles south of Cap-Haïtien. It was a Fren...
Banana Wars
The Banana Wars were a series of occupations, police actions, and interventions involving the United States in Central America and the Caribbean between the Spanish–American War (1898) and the incepti...
Beef hormone controversy
The Beef Hormone Dispute is one of the most intractable agricultural controversies since the establishment of the World Trade Organization.It was sometimes called the "beef war" in the media, similarl...
Cod Wars
The Cod Wars, also called the Icelandic Cod Wars (Icelandic: Þorskastríðin, "the cod war"; or, in Iceland, Landhelgisstríðin, "the war for the territorial waters"), were a series of confrontations...
Byzantine–Genoese War (1348–49)
The Byzantine–Genoese War of 1348–1349 was fought over control over custom dues through the Bosphorus. The Byzantines attempted to break their dependence for food and maritime commerce on the Genoese ...
Currency war
Currency war, also known as competitive devaluation, is a condition in international affairs where countries compete against each other to achieve a relatively low exchange rate for their own currency...
Currency War of 2009–11
The Currency War of 2009–2011 is an episode of competitive devaluation which became prominent in September 2010. Competitive devaluation involves states competing with each other to achieve a relativ...
Big Stick ideology
Big Stick ideology, Big Stick diplomacy, or Big Stick policy refers to U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt’s foreign policy: "speak softly, and carry a big stick." Roosevelt described his style of forei...
Customs war
A Customs war, also known as a toll war or tariff war, is a type of economical conflict between two or more states. In order to pressure one of the states, the other raises taxes or tariffs for some o...
German–Polish customs war
The German–Polish customs war was a political and economic conflict between the Second Polish Republic and the Weimar Republic, which began in June 1925 (shortly after the death of German president Fr...
Monroe Doctrine
The Monroe Doctrine was a US foreign policy regarding European countries in 1823. It stated that further efforts by European nations to colonize land or interfere with states in North or South Americ...
Battle of La Flor
The Battle of La Flor was fought in May 1928 between the United States Marines, their Nicaraguan National Guardsmen allies, and a force of Sandinista rebels. It occurred at a hill north of the La Flor...
United Fruit Company
The United Fruit Company was an American corporation that traded in tropical fruit (primarily bananas), grown on Central and South American plantations, and sold in the United States and Europe. The c...
1993 Cherbourg incident
The 1993 Cherbourg incident were a series of maritime incidents which took place from 26 March to 2 April 1993 between the British Royal Navy and French fishermen as a result of a fishing rights dispu...